>So I know Maxxx craps all over Prince but what does it mean >when his heroes give props to the guy he hates so much? > >http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xptwbt_on-the-road_lifestyle?start=52#from=embediframe > >The above clip is a video compilation of live and backstage >stuff from the Musicology tour from 2004. Babyface speaks on >how much of an influence Prince was on him as a >songwriter/whatever. > >Cool video by the way... > >Watching Wendy with Prince is always intriguing to me - >hopefully they get back together and make something like >Parade. > >J
2. "Prince is one of His Influences no doubt however" In response to Reply # 0
Michael Jackson and especially El Debarge are bigger on him as are Bill Withers, as is Thom Bell.
with babyface I can name a whole lot of artists who influenced his thing, but purple kool aid drankers only want to say Prince and it is so hard to have a conversation with the Purple diabetics clique.
mistermaxxx R.Kelly, Michael Jackson,Stevie wonder,Rick James,Marvin Gaye,El Debarge, Barry WHite Lionel RIchie,Isleys EWF,Lady T.,Kid creole and coconuts,the crusaders,kc sunshine band,bee gees,jW,sd,NE,JB